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Scientists still don’t know what causes ALS, but here’s what they do know about the disease. 

Image description: Shark-crazed? Follow @NOAAFisheries on Twitter all Shark Week long and find a year’s worth of video, photos and shark science.

Image description: Shark-crazed? Follow @NOAAFisheries on Twitter all Shark Week long and find a year’s worth of video, photos and shark science.

Image description: Today in 1958, NASA was created! Learn about all of our space exploration since then at http://nasa.gov

Image description: Today in 1958, NASA was created! Learn about all of our space exploration since then at http://nasa.gov

Image description: A geologist dips a rock hammer into an active lava pool at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. After scooping out the lava it is placed in the water to quench it. HVO routinely collects lava samples for chemical analysis, which can give insight into changes in the magmatic system. 
Photo from the U.S. Geologic Survey

Image description: A geologist dips a rock hammer into an active lava pool at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. After scooping out the lava it is placed in the water to quench it. HVO routinely collects lava samples for chemical analysis, which can give insight into changes in the magmatic system. 


Photo from the U.S. Geologic Survey

Are you interested in science and oceans? Check out this interview with a marine biologist from our friends at Kids.gov.